Archive for June, 2012

2 Articles on Parenting by Kenneth Barish

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

Click Here to Read: Empathy Is Not Indulgence: Empathy helps children bounce back by Kenneth Barish, Ph.D. on his Pride and Joy blog on the Psychology Today blogs on June 25, 2012.

Click Here to Read:  Solving Common Family Problems: Five Essential Steps
Engaging children in the solution of problems by Kenneth Barish, Ph.D  on his Pride and Joy blog on the Psychology Today blogs on  May 28, 2012 .

Lucian Freud’s ‘Naked Truths’ Documentary Premiers In Conjunction With ‘Portraits’ Exhibition At The Modern Art Museum Of Fort Worth

Saturday, June 30th, 2012



Click Here to Read: Lucian Freud’s ‘Naked Truths’ Documentary Premiers In Conjunction With ‘Portraits’ Exhibition At The Modern Art Museum Of Fort Worth (PHOTOS) By Priscilla Frank on the The Huffington Post  website on June 30, 2012.

Endowed Lecture Series at the St. Louis Psychoanalytic Institute

Saturday, June 30th, 2012


Click Here to Read: Endowed Lecture Series at the St. Louis Psychoanalytic Institute.

Five Books Interviews: Daniel Pick on Nazism and Psychoanalysis

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

Click Here to Read: Five Books Interviews: Daniel Pick on Nazism and  Psychoanalysis on the Woody Allen’s Five Books website on June 28, 2012.

Bringing the Whole Child Into Therapy at MITPP

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

MITPP 2012 SUMMER INSTITUTE

THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE VERY, VERY BAD: BRINGING THE WHOLE CHILD INTO THERAPY
Workshop: Saturday, July 14     10:00 AM – 1:00 PM  Instructor: Jill Bellinson, Ph.D.

Children are referred for therapy because of difficulties at home and school – they may be aggressive, demanding, anxious, or prone to tantrums. (more…)

The Talking Cure in the Era of Prozac, Managed Care, and Evidence-Based Practice At CFS

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

Contemporary Freudian Society – NY Division
Annual Conference

Sunday, October 21, 2012,  1:00 – 5:00 pm, Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Hatch Auditorium, Madison Avenue & 100th Street

The Efficacy of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: The Talking Cure in the Era of Prozac, Managed Care, and Evidence-Based Practice (more…)

John Huston’s Let There Be Light

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

Click Here to View: John Huston’s World War II documentary Let There Be Light on the National Film Preservation Foundation website. 

This film is legendary for its censorship controversy that its sheer power as a film has been easy to miss. Produced by the U.S. Army in 1945, it pioneered unscripted interview techniques to take an unprecedented look into the psychological wounds of war. However, by the time the film was first allowed a public screening—in December 1980—its remarkable innovations in style and subject, which in the 1940s were at least a decade ahead of their time, could be taken as old hat, especially because of the poor quality of then-available prints. This new restoration finally reveals the film’s full force.

Why has Jewish ritual of circumcision survived so long, and remained so resonant

Saturday, June 30th, 2012



Click Here to Read: Why has Jewish ritual of circumcision survived so long, and remained so resonant? Sigmund Freud, in his writings on primal trauma, may have inadvertently provided an explanation By Benjamin Kerstein in The Times of Israel on June 30, 2012.

Sigmund Freud (photo credit: Max Halberstadt/LIFE/Wikimedia Commons)

Dr. Richard Isay, Who Fought Illness Tag for Gays, Dies at 77

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

Click Here to Read: Dr. Richard Isay, Who Fought Illness Tag for Gays, Dies at 77 By Denise Grady in The New York Times on June 29, 2012.

Dr. Richard A. Isay in 1996. He convinced the psychoanalytic world that its views on homosexuality were wrong

B. F. Skinner vs. the Rorschach Test

Saturday, June 30th, 2012



Click Here to Read:  B. F. Skinner vs. the Rorschach Test on the Neuroskeptic website on on June 28, 2012.

What happened when the world’s most no-nonsense psychologist took a Rorschach test?

Pottery 20,000 Years Old Found in a Chinese Cave

Saturday, June 30th, 2012



Click Here to Read:  Pottery 20,000 Years Old Found in a Chinese Cave By Didi Tang   the Sci-Tech Today.com website on June 29, 2012

Researchers See Decline in Child Sexual Abuse Rate

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

Click Here to Read: Researchers See Decline in Child Sexual Abuse Rate By Erica Goode in The New York Times on June 28, 2012.

Last week, Jerry Sandusky, left, former assistant football coach at Penn State, was convicted of molesting boys.

Nora Ephron’s Character

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

Click Here to Read:  Nora Ephron’s Character: The famed screenwriter, who died Tuesday at 71, single-handedly invented a new kind of woman By Rachel Shukert on The Tablet Website on June 27, 2012.

Harry Levinson Obituary 1922-2012

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

 

Click Here to Read:  Harry Levinson Obituary on the recordonline.com website of the Times Herald-Record on June 29, 2012.

Harry Levinson

Tag serotonin ‘vacuums’ to track depression

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

Click Here to Read:  Tag serotonin ‘vacuums’ to track depression,  posted by David Salisbury on the Futurity website on June 28, 2012.

Serotonin transporters are an important research subject because they are the target for the most common drugs used to treat depression, including Prozac, Paxil, and Lexapro. Above, neurons with serotonin transporters labeled with quantum dots. (Credit: Jerry Chang/Vanderbilt)

Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Man

Friday, June 29th, 2012

Click Here to Read:  Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Man: Psychoanalysis and Masculinity By Donald Moss, Reviewed by David Kennedy on the Times Register Education website on June 28, 2012.

Late Life Depression

Friday, June 29th, 2012

Click Here to Read: Late Life Depression: Advancing Understanding through Translational Neuroscience Carolyn Pennington on the University of Connecticut website cn June 27, 2012.

Dr. David Steffens was the Lawrence G. Raisz, M.D. Lectureship in Clinical and Translational Research speaker Tuesday at the UConn Health Center. (Tina Encarnacion/UConn Health Center Photo)

Read Rieff on Lanzmann’s Patagonian Hare by N. Szajnberg, MD Managing Editor

Friday, June 29th, 2012

Click here to read David Rieff’s review of The Patagonian Hare, “A Vast Choir of Voices: On Claude Lanzmann,” from the July 2-9, 2012 edition of The Nation.

In an earlier post, Arnie Richards and I reviewed Claude Lanzmann’s memoir, this writer who also produced the nine-hour Shoah, a landmark film for the twentieth century. Click here to read said post, “This Justifies a Life: Lanzmann’s Memoir and Yom HaShoah by Nathan Szajnberg.”

David Rieff reviews this book in the Nation.  His review reads like the recipe for how one need prepare venison: first you have to eviscerate it, then you can enjoy the steak. He begins by gutting Lanzmann: “Even the most passionate of lifelong romances tend to cool with time. But… Lanzmann’s … self-involvement seems only to have risen with the passing decades.”  Rieff identifies a style of French writing (not found among French scientists; moreso amongst essayists and such) as a “confederacy of braggarts.”  Not to be found in the gaggle of penman traits such as irony, self-effacement or stoicism. Witness Sartre. Or Beauvoir, his (Sartre’s and Lanzmann’s) lover.

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How happy hour can help your heart, boost brainpower, and even flatten your belly

Friday, June 29th, 2012

 

Click here to read “5 Hidden Health Benefits of Alcohol” by K. Aleisha Fetters from LiveStrong.com on June 25, 2012.

Eating disorders: Not just for the young

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

 

Click here to read “Eating disorders: Not just for the young” by Health.com writer Anne Harding from CNN on June 27, 2012.